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Town of Slave Lake  Council notebook March 14, 2017

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader RCMP update Staff Sgt. Chris Murphy and Sgt. Marlene Brown gave Town council a Slave Lake RCMP quarterly update at its March 14th meeting. “We’re currently selecting priorities for the upcoming fiscal year and we’re getting…

Leader staff Slave Lake RCMP arrested four men last week in connection with a spate of property crimes in the area. Reading between the lines of the March 16 release by Sgt. Marlene Brown, it appears to have been a…
Line failure shuts down MRC; fix proves complicated

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader One playoff hockey game was in progress and another one was about to start last Tuesday when something went haywire with the power. Lights started flickering, said people who were there; others reported smoke and flames…
Library displays photographic art

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Have you ever heard of macro photography? It’s where a photographer takes extremely close-up pictures of itty bitty creatures and organisms. If that sounds intriguing, you’re in luck because the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader The Slave Lake Bantam Thunder put in a good showing at the provincial ‘B’ hockey tournament in Springbank this past weekend. They won two, lost one and tied one in four round-robin games. It wasn’t quite…
Obituary – John Wasylyk

  John Wasylyk passed away Thursday March 16th at the age of 83. John lived and farmed north of Kinuso, AB since 1953. He was a loving son, brother and uncle. He was preceded in death by his parents Alex…

Twenty or 30 early birds showed up on the Lesser Slave River where it flows out of the lake last week. This photo was taken on March 21 at the town water intake station..
Four bronze, two silver, one gold for Roland Michener Rams

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader This just in from Roland Michener wrestling coach Ian Doetzel: the Rams recently competed down in Cochrane and brought home a few medals. “On March third the Roland Michener Rams competed in the Alberta open wrestling…
Bantam ‘A’ Thunder having a good season

  Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader   Slave Lake’s most successful hockey team this season is the Bantam ‘A’ Thunder. An ‘A’ team in league play, but ‘B’ in provincial competition. They play this weekend in the Bantam ‘B’ Provincial Championships…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council (RAC) is bringing the Ukraine to Slave Lake next month at its upcoming ladies craft night on April 7. The Leader is told that attendees will be creating their…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Progress at Pincherry The proposed re-zoning of a lot in southwest Slave Lake drew a response from the property owners and some of their neighbours. Council heard all about it at public hearing on March 7.…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader These are not the easiest of times for rural school divisions. Councillors from the M.D. of Lesser Slave River found out how hard it is when they attended a ‘Soup With the Super’ session with the…